Saturday, December 03, 2016

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Eric Biedermann repeats at Baton Rouge Beach Marathon

The Advocate - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cold weather is ideal for running a marathon but an accompanying steady drizzle had many runners donning light rain gear Saturday morning at the Baton Rouge Beach Marathon. For the second consecutive year, Eric Biedermann had the best time in two ...
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Kenyans continue domination of Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore

Channel NewsAsia - ‎3 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE: Kenyans continued their dominance at the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore on Sunday (Dec 4), with Felix Kiptoo Kirwa clocking in a time of 2hr 17min 17sec in the men's full marathon. The 23-year-old fought off the humidity and the ...
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23000 participate in St. Jude Marathon - ‎5 hours ago‎
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - It may have been a pain to get around the city Saturday, but it was all in the name of cancer research. Tens of thousands of people - from across the country and the world - were in the Bluff City for the 15th annual St. Jude Marathon ...
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02 DEC 2016 Press Release Bolt and Ayana crowned 2016 World Athletes of the Year

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎Dec 2, 2016‎
Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana have been named the male and female World Athletes of the Year at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2016, held at Sporting Monte Carlo on Friday (2). Bolt, who won the award five times between 2008 and 2013, ...

Maine Marathon donates $10000 to Toy Fund

Press Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Portland Press Herald Toy Fund in the Spirit of Bruce Roberts received an unexpected $10,000 check from the Maine Marathon last week. The money will help buy new toys for Maine kids who face a Christmas without presents because of hardships ...

Former college standout, Kenyan top field at OUC Orlando Half Marathon

Orlando Sentinel - ‎11 hours ago‎
Jerop won the 2015 Austin Marathon in Texas. She said this victory was special after her mother died in April. "I decided to work out and try to feed my siblings [one brother and two sisters] back home,'' said Jerop, who has been living in Minnesota ...

Men's track and field places second in season-opening meet at Brockport

RIT Athletics - ‎6 hours ago‎
BROCKPORT, NY - The RIT men's track and field team opened their 2016-17 indoor season at the Brockport Green vs. Gold Alumni Multi-Meet on Saturday from the Brockport Special Events and Recreation Center.
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Vin Lananna named president of US Track and Field

The Register-Guard - ‎Dec 1, 2016‎
TrackTown USA president and Oregon associate athletic director Vin Lananna on Thursday was named president of USA Track & Field.

Messalonskee takes first step toward districtwide track and field

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - ‎Dec 2, 2016‎
A 12-person subcommittee of the board is working on the track and field project. The Maine companies - which Burton said did not want to be identified as offering the donated services - will sample the soil, conduct wetland studies and do ...
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Warning, Avery stand out in Lehigh's track and field season opener

The Brown and White - ‎7 hours ago‎
In their first meet of the winter season, the Lehigh men's and women's track and field teams took finishes of first, second and third in various events on their home turf at the Rauch Fieldhouse on Friday.

Track and field rule delayed for one year - ‎Nov 30, 2016‎
The NCAA Men's and Women's Track and Field Rules Committee decided to delay for one year the implementation of a rules change that requires verifiable entry performances to be published through an online NCAA reporting system.
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Olympics|Stan Huntsman, Track and Field's Mentor and Passionate Defender, Dies at 84

New York Times - ‎Nov 25, 2016‎
Stan Huntsman, who coached outstanding college track and field teams for 39 years, led a dominant United States men's team at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, and fought tirelessly against cuts in financial support for the sport, died on Wednesday in Austin ...

Pitt Track and Field to Host Annual Blue-Gold Meet - ‎Dec 1, 2016‎
PITTSBURGH - The Pitt track and field team will open its 2016-17 indoor slate by hosting the annual Blue-Gold Meet Friday and Saturday at Cost Center and Fitzgerald Field House, respectively.

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